The Africa Channel appoints marketing VP
The Africa Channel (TAC) has named Toyin Awesu-Uhuegbu its new VP of marketing and corporate communications.
She will lead the company’s global marketing, communications and government affairs efforts across TAC’s subsidiary brands.
Awesu-Uhuegbu holds a Master of Science degree in integrated marketing and communications from West Virginia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Temple University. She has held prominent positions including director of communications for the Congressional Black Caucus and was head of marketing and communications at United Capital.
Narendra Reddy, chief operating officer of TAC, said: “We are thrilled to have an accomplished executive like Toyin join The Africa Channel team. Her extensive marketing and communications experience in both the government and the private sector will be instrumental in raising awareness about the important role that TAC and its subsidiaries play in bridging connections between Africa and the rest of the world while introducing audiences to the rich programming and narratives from the continent and the diaspora.”
TAC and its production arm, TAC Studios, showcase English-language television series, specials, documentaries, feature films, music, biographies and cultural and historical content.